Motorbike pair held for Pakistani killing

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Police in Athens are holding two Greek men over the fatal stabbing of a Pakistani immigrant worker, and are investigating whether the attack was racially motivated.

Police said the 26-year-old was attacked on his bicycle by two men on a motorbike before dawn, in the Petralona district of Athens. The suspects, both in their twenties, were arrested shortly afterwards. Police said they were carrying switchblades.